Friday, June 5, 2015

Is Translation an Art or a Math Problem?


By GIDEON LEWIS-KRAUS via NYT Magazine
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Google and other tech dreamers think machines can make languages superfluous.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Can the Swiss Watchmaker Survive the Digital Age?


By CLIVE THOMPSON via NYT Magazine
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Masters of one of the world’s most revered forms of analog craftsmanship take on the smartwatch.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Re: When Kids Fly


By Unknown Author via NYT Magazine
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Debating whether allowing your children to do extreme sports is a sign of good parenting or bad.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Have We Learned Anything From the Columbia Rape Case?


By EMILY BAZELON via NYT Magazine
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The messy conclusion of the dispute between Emma Sulkowicz and Paul Nungesser shows how much universities still have to sort out in dealing with sexual assault.

Bomani Jones Takes the Dismal Science to ESPN


By Interview by MARK LEIBOVICH via NYT Magazine
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The sports journalist on using economics to inform his reporting, and why he wouldn’t be surprised if Stevie Wonder could see.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Letter of Recommendation: The Dohm Sound Machine


By CARRIE BATTAN via NYT Magazine
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White noise to fill the dark nights of the human soul.

The Wrath of Grapes


By BRUCE SCHOENFELD via NYT Magazine
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A band of upstart winemakers is trying to redefine what California wine should taste like — and enraging America’s most famous oenophile in the process.

Wall Street Is Using the Power of Dodd-Frank Against Itself


By ADAM DAVIDSON via NYT Magazine
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The regulation of banks is an impossible conundrum, because society cannot function without them, and the banks know it.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Matthew Aucoin, Opera’s Great 25-Year-Old Hope


By CARLO ROTELLA via NYT Magazine
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The composer, conductor, poet, pianist and critic may be the most promising operatic talent in a generation. But can he handle the spotlight?

Brazilian Soul Food


By FRANCIS LAM via NYT Magazine
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For feijoada, desperation begat deliciousness.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Re: The Witnesses


By Unknown Author via NYT Magazine
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Weighing the role of social media in a movement and the role of a journalist in covering it.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Let’s Make the Republican Debates More, Not Less, of a Circus


By MARK LEIBOVICH via NYT Magazine
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Why not rethink a campaign ritual that didn’t work that well in the first place?

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Lonely Fight Against Belize’s Antigay Laws


By JULIA SCOTT via NYT Magazine
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Can one challenge to a statute criminalizing sodomy create a domino effect in the Caribbean?

Bill Gross Thinks the End Is Near


By Interview by ANDREW ROSS SORKIN via NYT Magazine
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The Pimco co-founder on being fired, the bond bubble and proving he’s right.

Letter of Recommendation: Uni-ball Signo UM-151


By TOM VANDERBILT via NYT Magazine
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Redefining my writing with cheap Japanese pens.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

‘You’d Have to Be Insane Not to Conduct Some Soul-Searching’


By ROBERT DRAPER via NYT Magazine
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Why one of the Democratic Party’s rising stars walked away from his future in the House of Representatives.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Every Last Bit


By MARK BITTMAN via NYT Magazine
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Discovering ara yaki, an addictive Japanese dish of fish scraps and bones roasted to a golden crisp.

A Finance Minister Fit for a Greek Tragedy?


By SUZY HANSEN via NYT Magazine
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The defiant stand by Yanis Varoufakis in the high-stakes economic negotiations with the E.U. threatens to tear Europe apart.

Why Were These Patients’ Legs Weak?


By LISA SANDERS, M.D. via NYT Magazine
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Twin sisters have trouble standing. A doctor thinks the problem is genetic.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Why Were These Patients’ Legs Weak?


By LISA SANDERS, M.D. via NYT Magazine
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Twin sisters have trouble standing. A doctor thinks the problem is genetic.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Judy Blume Knows All Your Secrets


By SUSAN DOMINUS via NYT Magazine
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After 17 years, the confidante for legions of young readers is about to publish a new adult novel.

Re: Backed Into a Corner


By Unknown Author via NYT Magazine
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The story of a failed Kickstarter campaign drew a lot of scrutiny.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Letter of Recommendation: Blind Contour Drawing


By SAM ANDERSON via NYT Magazine
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The technique is not only an effective way to break bad habits; it’s also a way of being present.
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